SVP Tucson is thrilled John-Peter is joining the team. His experiences, expertise and passion are evident in his biography and we are excited to share them with you today.
John-Peter Wilhite: Director of Community Impact
Bringing with him over 30 years of nonprofit experience, John-Peter joins SVP Tucson as the Director of Community Impact. In his work with nonprofits he has accumulated experience as both a staff and board member. He has also helped to found two nonprofits which still thrive today.
Prior to joining SVP Tucson, John-Peter served as the Director of Donor Relations at YWCA Southern Arizona. In this position he carried responsibility for donor retention and cultivation. As the Director of Community Impact for SVP Tucson, he will, in partnership with Ciara Garcia, apply the skills he developed in his previous work experience to increase partner membership and create additional opportunities to engage SVP Tucson’s partners.
In addition, John-Peter will utilize his professional skills as a trained public speaker and communication specialist to support the work of the SVP Tucson’s Fast Pitch program. He earned an MA in Communication Studies from Texas State University and a BFA in Fashion and Art from Pratt Institute.
John-Peter calls Tucson home, having lived here for over 16 years. He gained his work and life experience while living in Indianapolis, New York City, San Francisco (twice), and Austin prior to moving to Tucson. He is excited to work with an organization as innovative and forward-thinking as SVP Tucson.